On Feb 1, ZHANG Huaixi, the Vice Chairman of National Committee of CPPCC (Chinese People¡¯s Political Consultative Conference) and Executive Vice Chairman of CAPD (China Association for Promoting Democracy), and WANG Zuoshu, the member of the Standing Committee of National People¡¯s Congress also Vice Chairman of CAPD visited MOST and held in-depth discussion with Minister XU, Vice Minister Li as well as other senior officials of MOST on S&T work.
ZHANG highly commended MOST¡¯s work and called for the input form all walks of life to China¡¯s S&T cause. He said CAPD will continue to attend to and serve China S&T as always.
Minister XU expressed his gratitude to CAPD for their constant support to S&T work and briefed them on the status quo and focuses of S&T work in 2007. In order to fulfill the tasks in the 11th Five-Year Plan, MOST pledges efforts to make breakthroughs in enhancing innovative capacity of enterprises, coordinating S&T policies with economic ones, and offering better macro S&T management. Besides, MOST will also aim at remarkable progress in improving innovative capacities of 5 important areas for building an innovative country. And MOST will further its cooperation with CAPD and other democratic parties so as to jointly promote China¡¯s S&T development.